April 7, 2011 // 6:27 pm
- Sony PlayStation Network Director of Marketing Brandon Stander
has announced today that Qriocity's Music Unlimited is heading to the PSP and PSPgo portable consoles this month.
To quote: Good news PSP owners, beginning April 14, those of you with PlayStation Network IDs will be able to access millions of songs wherever you go with "Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity," the new, cloud-based, digital music service, which lets music lovers listen to millions of songs and easily discover new music from major and independent labels from around the world*.
With Music Unlimited on PSN, users can enjoy their favorites songs in the living room through the PS3 and then access the same music on their PSPs.
Music Unlimited gives PlayStation Portable users the music they want, when they want it on-the-go with instant streaming access to a catalogue of over seven million songs on any PC or laptop, as well as a variety of Sony devices, including Sony's 2010 and 2011 models of network-enabled BRAVIA TVs, Blu-Ray Disc players, Blu-Ray Disc Home Theatre systems, as well as PlayStation 3, VAIO laptops, and now the PlayStation Portable.
PSP owners can also enjoy a common and synchronized music experience on their PS3 systems as well as PCs and other network-enabled Sony devices without the need to manage or transfer music files.
By studying users' listening habits and incorporating their preferences, "Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity" delivers dozens of personalized music channels uniquely tailored to their tastes.
The basic service offers commercial-free, uninterrupted music across a variety of channels and genres and provide instant feedback on each song to ensure that the service learns your music preferences and provides recommendations based on your personal tastes. The Premium service takes it one step further with access to premium music channels, and the ability to search the entire music database, play songs on demand and create custom playlists.
Check out the service demo from our February 17 post to learn more, and remember to download the PSP and Media Go firmware update 6.37 to have instant access to Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity. You can also try out the Premium service for free for 30-days, check www.qmusic.com
for more information.
*Currently accessible on PSP handheld entertainment systems in WiFi network environment.